CE3501_syllabus-Fall_2011-2

CE3501_syllabus-Fall_2011-2 - Syllabus for Introduction to...

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Meeting Times and Locations : room 330, Civil STSS Building, Tu, Th 8:15 am.-9:30 pm. Instructor : Dr. Chanlan Chun; Office: room 250 Borlaug Hall (St. Paul Campus); Phone number: 625-1722; email:chun0157@umn.edu Instructor’s Office Hours : 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Tu and Th at room147 Civil Engineering Emails will be responded to as soon as possible. If you cannot make office hours and need to meet with me, email for an appointment and drop by my office on St. Paul campus . T.A. : Teng Zeng (zengx067@umn.edu ) and Nate Fleischhacker (fleis091@umn.edu) T.A.’s Office Hours : Teng, 10 am-noon on M (in room 780R CE Building); Nate, noon-2 pm on W (TA lounge of the 2 nd floor in CE Building) Required Text : Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science, 3 rd Edition, by Masters; Prentice Hall, 2008 This course will serve as an introduction to the topic of environmental engineering. It will provide a basis for further coursework in environmental engineering if desired. The class will incorporate information about current environmental problems, introduce methods for solving these problems, discuss fundamental principles of environmental chemistry and microbiology, and provide an overview of current environmental engineering practices. The course will use environmental issues to explore the role of government and citizens in developing policy, the inequities between different socio-economic classes at a variety of scales, and the ethical implications of technology. This class meets the University of Minnesota’s liberal education environment theme through the incorporation of environmental function, problems, and solutions throughout the course. In this course, CE 3501, you will meet the following ABET Criterion 3 Program Outcomes: (a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering (e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems (f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility (g) an ability to communicate effectively (h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context (i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning (j) a knowledge of contemporary issues Grading will be based on the following scale : 100-93 is an A; 92-90 is an A-; 89-87 is a B+; 86-83 is a B; 82-80 is a B-; 79-77 is a C+; 76-73 is a C; 72-70 is a C-; 69-67 is a D+; 66-60 is a D; scores less than a 60 will result in a grade of F. The instructor reserves the right to scale or curve the grades. Course grades will be based on the following
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